LANHAM, Md. -- Safeway's Eastern division here has launched a program to help address the problem of improper disposal of needles, syringes and sharps. The program was kicked off Sept. 1, and all 74 of Safeway's area pharmacies are involved. Safeway had been looking for a way to help its pharmacy patients dispose of used syringes, needles and sharps, said Murhl Flowers, director of pharmacy operations for Safeway's Eastern Division. "Users had been placing them [sharps] in coffee cans, ...

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